Teacher, Academic Engagement - To Create a Candidate Pool

Location
Baltimore, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Ref
8085
Position Type:
TEACH - K12/ RESOURCE TEACHER (T23400)

  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2019

  • Location:
    DISTRICT WIDE (000000)

  • Date Available:
    08/24/2020

  • BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

    JOB TITLE
    : Teacher, Academic Engagement

    TITLE CODE : T41000

    REPORTS TO : Compliance Specialist, Title I

    DEFINITION : Under the direction of the Office of Title I and school principal, collaborates with school administrators and instructional staff to identify academic needs of students. Develops and delivers appropriate instructinal activities. Identifies curriculum based strategies and resources to empower families to actively participate in the schools' academic programs. Develops and fosters trusting relationships between schools and families to increase student achievement and improve school climate.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES :
    • ?Develops and delivers direct instruction in secondary and elementary ELA and/or mathematics for small groups of students, based on the needs of identified students, in order to address deficits and reinforce skills/strategies.
    • Identifies and develops curriculum based strategies and resources that can be utilized at home to support learning in the classroom; facilitates the delivery of these strategies and resources to families through school/community family/parent workshops.
    • Works collaboratively with school administrators and staff to identify the academic needs of students to provide families with meaningful engagement activities and events.
    • Develops a comprehensive understanding of the School Progress Plan (SPP) for each school to ensure the alignment of initiatives and resources to the SPP.
    • Provides professional development to school personnel (teachers, specialized instructional support personnel, principals and other school leaders) regarding working with parents as equal partners in their children's educational process.
    • Assists parents/families in understanding the State academic standards, State and local academic assessments, and how to monitor their child's progress, and how to work with educators to improve the academic achievement of their children.
    • Coordinates and integrates parental involvement programs and activities with other Federal, State, and local programs.
    • Develops a comprehensive understanding of the School Progress Plan (SPP) for each school to ensure the alignment of initiatives and resources to the SPP.
    • Identifies and develops curriculum based strategies and resources that can be utilized at home to support learning in the classroom; facilitates the delivery of these strategies and resources to families through school/community family/parent workshops, as well as individualized home visits.
    • Develops and delivers appropriate instructional activities for small groups of students, based on the needs of identified students, in order to address deficits and reinforce skills/strategies.
    • Facilitates family workshops, during the day and evening, to assist parents with improving their child's academic achievement, using materials and training aligned with small group instructional objectives, based on the needs to the students.
    • Meets with families for the purpose of communicating students' academic progress, identifying areas of need, and providing resources to support these needs.
    • Partners with families and school staff to develop a supportive and welcoming school culture and fosters trusting relationships based on community demographics. Cultivates trusting relationships between families and school staff that will result in promoting student achievement.
    • Ensures information related to school and parent/family programs, meetings, and other activities are shared with parents/families in a format and to the extent practicable, in a language the parents can understand.
    • Provides other reasonable support for parental involvement activities as parents may request.
    • Attends staff meetings.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

    Education, Training and Experience :
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field related to the assignment.
    • Three years of successful teaching experience.
    • Experience in a Title I school or communities impacted by poverty preferred.
    • Experience with planning and implementing professional development preferred.
    • Master's degree preferred.

    Licenses and Certificates :
    • Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Standard Professional Certificate is required.
    • Endorsement(s) in elementary education and/or generic special educaiton grades 1-8 is preferred.
    • Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate is preferred
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
    • Knowledge of literacy practices.
    • Knowledge of current research-based instructional practices.
    • Knowledge of curriculum.
    • Knowledge of effective instructional techniques.
    • Knowledge of effective resources that are used to build family capacity to support the academic needs of their students.
    • Knowledge of and skill in the use of data to for effective planning.
    • Demonstration of strong human relations skills.
    • Demonstration of effective organizational and communication skills.
    • Demonstration of computer/educational technology skills.
    • Knowledge of the internet, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail, and related applications.
    • Ability to properly maintain confidential information.
    • Skill in developing and implementing professional development opportunities for parents.
    • Skill and ability to effectively communicate with students, families, administrators, and others.

    PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS :
    The work is generally performed in a school environment. Travel to schools, offices, homes, and other venues throughout the county required. Work includes the operation of office equipment, including personal computers, and occasional limited physical activities.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
    Will require attendance at after school and evening meetings, activities, and events.

    FLSA Status : Exempt
    Eligible for membership in the Maryland State Retirement System.

    Created: 5/2018
    Rviesed: 3/2019
    This class specification describes the duties and level of difficulty of work required of positions in this title It shall not be held to exclude duties not mentioned nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.

    Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Instructions
    Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
    • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools, and a separate completed application must be submitted for each position and location in which you are interested.
    • Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors.. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc will not be accepted.
    • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
    • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.

    Before you can be considered for employment, you MUST have the following items attached to your application:
    • A copy of your TEACHER CERTIFICATION. (if applicable)
    • A copy of your TRANSCRIPTS.
    • A copy of your PRAXIS or other state test scores.
    • A copy of your MARYLAND IN-SERVICE COURSE SLIPS. (if applicable)

    Pre-Employment Requirements:
    • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
    • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
    • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
    • Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
    • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
    • All newly hired personnel must attend a Benefits session.
    • Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.
    NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT:

    The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9610 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 219, Baltimore, Maryland 21220 (443-809-4360).

    Contact Information

    Shawn Stahl
    Staffing Team
    6901 Charles Street, E Building
    Towson, Maryland 21204
    Phone: 443-809-4152 or 4605
    Fax: 410-296-0568
    Email: sstahl@bcps.org

    Wendy Gigler
    Staffing Team
    6901 Charles Street, E Building
    Towson, Maryland 21204
    Phone: 443-809-4152 or 4605
    Fax: 410-296-0568
    Email: wgigler @bcps.org

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